With a girlfriend’s companionship and a professional counselor’s expertise, Dr. Laurel Shaler walks you through personal stories and biblical insights that shed light on daily and traumatic stress. In Reclaiming Sanity, she shows
- How to find freedom from the past
- Five myths about anger and how to overcome them
- The antidote for nagging worry and sleepless nights
- Ways to rebuild trust in others
- How Christ gives true strength
Offering effective action steps toward reclaiming sanity, Dr. Shaler guides you through the healing process, whether you are dealing with a one-time traumatic event or years of hidden pain.
About the Author
Dr. Laurel Shaler is an author, counselor, professor, social worker, and speaker. She writes and speaks on the intersection of faith, culture, and emotional well-being. She is the author of “Reclaiming Sanity: Hope and Healing for Trauma, Stress, and Overwhelming Life Events” (David C. Cook, 2016) and “Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits that Hold You Back” (Moody, 2018).
With great attention to definition, explanation, observation and practice, Reclaiming Sanity definitely has its place as a valuable tool to aiding individuals seeking to recover peace in their relationships with themselves and others. Written from a Christian worldview, the author includes exercises for self-examination as well as practice of the skills shared in each chapter.
Highly recommended as a well-written, thorough and accessible resource for understanding the whys and hows of beginning the process of healing from emotional trauma. Included is a chapter of additional resources for further study and practice.
Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book. A favorable review was not required, no compensation was received, and all views expressed are my own.
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